latest research published by Dr Linda Henkel, Fairfield University in Connecticut, Constantly taking photographs STOPS our brains remembering what happened yesterday or in past.
In a study has found that taking too many images loss our capability to remember things properly, Researchers from Connecticut conducted a test, they asked a group of students to visit museum, The next day, their memory was tested. Those students who had taken photos of the artefacts were less able to describe them, while those who hadn’t, remembered them more clearly.
Twelve significant photographs in any one year is a good crop. – Ansel Adams
According to latest rumors Sigma mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera is due to be announced in 2014 + Sigma is also working on a Foveon Fullframe sensor.
We also have list of lenses floating on net from early 2013 and expected to be announced on first half of 2014,
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 Art
Sigma 24-70mm f/2 OS Art
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 OS Art
Sigma 300mm f/2.8 OS Sports
Sigma 400mm f/2.8 OS Sports
Sigma 500mm f/4 OS Sports
Sigma 600mm f/4 OS Sports
An ultra-wide prime lens?
Take it as grain of salt, we will update you soon as we get any new information.
src – sigmarumor
Today Nikon DF score published at DXOMark lab, the overall score of Nikon DF is behind Nikon D610 and Sony A7R, but the low-light score of Nikon DF is better than its competitors, take a look at the chart below for detailed comparison.
Nikon DF will cost you $2,996 and available at Amazon | Nikon D610 price is approx $1996, available at Amazon || Sony A7R price approx $2,298.00 (body only) available at Amazon, Canon 5D Mark III price is approx $2899.
It all started from Nikon D5300, Nikon D5300 was not accepting sigma lenses but after firmware update it all fixed now, Recently announced Nikon DF also showed same problem and Sigma promised to fix it very soon via a firmware update (Nikon DF – AF Problem with Sigma Lenses).
According Nikon users worldwide Last D3100, D3200, D5100, D5200 and P7700 firmware update killed third party battery compatibility, their third party EN-EL14 batteries no longer work after the last firmware update.
Yes we know that Nikon profit is all time-down and sales are also affected due to smartphone sales + Sony RX series arrival + Nikon D600 oil issue, but this is not the good way to increase the profit.
Polaroid iM1836 announced on April 2013 and the design of Polaroid iM1836 was similar to Nikon J1 camera, Nikon lawyers filed a case against Polaroidat Southern District Court of New York and judge took 30 seconds to announce its decision. As part of the injunction, Sakar will no longer manufacture, import, advertise, promote, offer for sale, sell, or ship the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera in its present configuration.
Press Release from Nikon
Court issues consent injunction in lawsuit against Sakar over Polaroid iM1836 digital camera
On October 11, 2013, Nikon Corporation and Nikon Inc. (“Nikon”) sued Sakar International, Inc. (“Sakar”) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York for design patent infringement and trade dress infringement arising from Sakar’s “Polaroid iM1836″ digital camera (Case No. 13-Civ-7228 (S.D.N.Y)).
Shortly thereafter, Nikon moved for a preliminary injunction to stop the sales and advertising of the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera. After appearing before the Court, Sakar and Nikon agreed on the terms of a preliminary injunction. The Court thus issued a Preliminary Injunction Order on December 4, 2013 (Eastern Standard Time).
As part of the injunction, Sakar will no longer manufacture, import, advertise, promote, offer for sale, sell, or ship the Polaroid iM1836 digital camera in its present configuration.
The above mentioned design patent and trade dress rights are related to the “Nikon 1″ Advanced Camera with Interchangeable Lenses.
src- Nikon USA
Black color X100S coming in Black Color at CES January 2014, but be sure that you will have to pay few $ extra to buy the black version of the X100S .
Fujifilm X100 (not 100S) price $871 at Amazon | Fujifilm X100 (Special Edition – Black) price $1099 – at Amazon
Sony A7 test at DxO Mark lab, the camera scored excellent mark and A7 is just behind medium format Phase One IQ180 at 91 points, Nikon D4 scored 89 points and behind Sony A7 camera.
Sony A7 will cost you approx $1,998.00 with kit lens at Amazon, Sony A7R price approx $2,298.00 (body only) available at Amazon, Nikon D610 price approx (body only) $1196.